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Scenes from the daily life of a Texas farm family.
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Topics: Amateur films, Agriculture: Farms and farming, Rural America
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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
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Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
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by Weirton Steel Company
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Investigation of German industrial production capabilities after the devastation of World War II. With striking images of destroyed German cities and factories. Amateur film made by George T. Fonda, assistant to the president, Weirton Steel Company.
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Topics: World War II: Postwar issues, World War II: Germany, Germany
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comment 1

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comment 1

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Topics: home movies, prelinger
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Viewing notes state: 1950 color family X-mas B-days Very cool metal kiddi car
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Topics: home movies, prelinger
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
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Kodachrome footage of the San Francisco World's Fair, held on Treasure Island.
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Topic: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939
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Emmaus Boys Camp, Wesco, Mo., 1934
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger, camp, Emmaus Boys Camp, 1930s, Missouri
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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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Amateur pictures, including aerials and color shot from ground level, of the San Francisco World's Fair on Treasure Island.
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Topics: World's Fairs: San Francisco, 1939-40, Amateur films
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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Home movie: 010112_001: 1950s road trip Las Vegas and desert southwest
Topics: 1950s, road trip, Mojave desert, driving, ghost town, Death Valley, Las Vegas, neon, Sahara hotel,...
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Home Movie PA 097836
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Topic: Home Movie PA 097836
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
Topics: Earthquakes: San Francisco, 1906, San Francisco: Disasters, Amateur Film
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comment 1

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger
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Home movie: 000487: 1960 Russian River vacation
Topics: 1960, Russian River, California, family vacation, Shasta Dam, Weaverville, fly fishing
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Home movies probably shot in or near Rochester, Michigan.
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Home movie: 010054_001: 1940s Great Lakes recreations and Ohio parade
Topics: 1940s, Great Lakes, family, lakeshore, summer recreation, boating, fishing, civic parade, Ohio,...
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Topic: need meta
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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome. (partially on 4156_HM_Medicus_collection_New_York_Worlds_Fair_1939-40_Reel_6)
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Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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Home movies possibly shot by a Minneapolis family.
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Home Movie PA 000218
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Topic: Home Movie PA 000218
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by Weirton Steel Company
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Investigation of German industrial production capabilities after the devastation of World War II. With striking images of destroyed German cities and factories. Amateur film made by George T. Fonda, assistant to the president, Weirton Steel Company.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: World War II: Postwar issues, World War II: Germany, Germany
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Backyard activities and a drive down Detroit-area freeways.
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Topics: Detroit (History and culture), Home movies, Families, Freeways, 1960s, Kodachrome
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Daily life in a South Dakota town during the Great Depression, shot by Ivan Besse. This footage is on 0692_HM_Ivan_Besse_collection_Britton_South_Dakota_1938-39_Reel_1_12_01_09_00
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Topics: Amateur films, Home movies, South Dakota: Everyday life
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Viewing notes state: Linda in hospital with baby baby through glass (long) more baby shots Xmas girl’s birthday baby with bad haircut parents with baby (Johnny Carson on TV) more baby shots
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Topics: home movies, prelinger
Home movie: 098169: 1960s Dominican Republic places, people and events
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Topics: 1960s, Dominican Republic, landscapes, city streets, civic parade, military parade, agricultural...
Home movie: 170003: 1940s California road trip, landscapes, agriculture, blimps
Topics: 1940s, California, road trip, Pitt River, dirigible, blimp, Hangar One, NASA Ames Research Center,...
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To come.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: prelinger, home movies, African American
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0697 PA8660 Amateur Film: Navy Initiation at Sea
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Home movie: 170002_001: 1940s California Bay Area family local life and trip to Puerto Rico
Topics: 1940s, California, Oakland, Bay Area, family, home, car maintenance, children, beach, Alameda...
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Summary: Beach vacation with the wealthy. 1. Pier sequences with some people in rowboats and others on the pier. (black and white). 2. (color): Family with many children at the beach, swimming together. Everyone in white swim caps. 3. Picnic sequence with huge portions of huge watermelon. 4. dog chases gulls. 5. children sail model boats and row a canoe.
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Topics: home movies, vacation
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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
Home movie: 170003_apparent_alt: 1940s Northern California landscapes Pitt River to NASA Ames
Topics: 1940s, California, road trip, Pitt River, dirigible, blimp, Hangar One, NASA Ames Research Center,...
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Home movie: 170004_004: 1940s California Alameda County family
Topics: 1940s, California, Alameda County, Oakland, family, home, WWII, gas station, dam, reservoir, Lake...
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Home movie: 098168: 1960s Canada family with two boys
Topics: 1960s, Canada, home, family, domestic, Mom, 1960s fashions, boys, cat
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The 1936 New Year's Party
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Topic: Home movies
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Home movie: 170004_002: 1940s California agriculture and Bay Area
Topics: 1940s, California, agriculture, peaches, orchard, harvest, San Francisco, Telegraph Hill, tourism,...
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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome. (found on 0164_HM_Medicus_collection_New_York_Worlds_Fair_1939-40_Reel_2_04_00_47_00)
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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by Unknown
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Pre-World War II San Francisco scenics.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews )
Topic: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
Home movie: 170004_001: 1940s Russian River trip and California agriculture
Topics: 1940s, California, Russian River, tourism, Guerneville, wildlife, hunting, road trip, play, humor,...
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Home movie shot at the Jerome (Arkansas) Relocation Center, ca. June 1944. Jerome was the last concentration camp for Japanese Americans to open and the first to close; upon its closing, detainees were transported to nearby Rohwer and camps in other states. This Kodachrome film was shot by an unknown cameraperson and found on eBay. Includes shots of camp civilian and military staff, camp buildings, Japanese Americans incarcerated in the camp, a high-school graduation, young people reading the...
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Topics: Japanese Americans, concentration camps, incarceration, racism, Asian Americans, Arkansas, World...
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Viewing notes state: Boys fight Girl dances Girl with bike Grandparents 75th wedding anniversary Girl with baton and rides a tree trunk Girls put on a show Posing in a cemetery
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Home movie: 170003_E: 1940s California landscapes with dam construction
Topics: 1940s, California, dams, dam construction, Shasta Dam, Sierra mountains, Hoover Dam, Lake Mead,...
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favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: home movies, prelinger, families, 1920s
Home movie: 170004_007: 1940s California family life and taxidermy room
Topics: 1940s, California, Alameda County family, babies, children, taxidermy room, taxidermy
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Home movie: 170004_003: 1940s California Alameda County family
Topics: 1940s, California, Alameda County, Oakland, family, home, WWII, gas station
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3:30 min., color: Brief, vivid scenes of 1966 New York: Statue of Liberty Ferry, Times Square, Trinity Church, grave of Alexander Hamilton]
Topics: 1966, New York, Manhattan, Statue of Liberty, Times Square, Pan Am, Trinity Church, Alexander...
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Amateur film.
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Topics: home movies, prelinger
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by Unknown
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Views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Yosemite National Park and Golden Gate International Exposition.
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Topics: California: History and culture, World's Fairs, San Francisco Bay Area
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Home movie: 000689: 1970 backyard picnic
Topics: 1970, backyard picnic, family, lake shore
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title: California 1941 title: Week-End Jaunts title: July 4, 1941 brief POV of Los Angeles streets through windshield VS Griffith Park and Griffith Observatory Griffith Observatory and Greek Theatre sign Sunset Boulevard seen in POV through windshield title: Homes of the Stars -- Jack Benny, 1148 Pickfair Way, Baby Snooks, Ralph Bellamy, Burns & Allen, Mary Boland, May Robson, Frank Morgan, "Humble Shack of Atwater Kent," "Here Lives Hormel, No Stockyard Smell,." Los...
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Topics: home movies, california, mt wilson
Home movie: 000541: 1940s tourism to mountain provinces, catches film production
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Topics: 1940s, western Provinces, tourism, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Banff, Lake Louise, Mounties,...
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Home movie: 170003_D: 1940s California peach harvest soft focus
Topics: 1940s, California agriculture, orchards, peaches, peach harvest, soft focus
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Home movie: 097823: 1920s, 1930s Havana Cuba with winter hiking
Topics: 1920s, 1930s, Havana, Cuba, city streets, ship lock, canal, forest fire, circus, circus tent...
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0629 PA8770 [Parade in New York] 16 Koda orig pix
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Topic: need meta
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15 min., color: 1950s ordinary scenes of a Los Angeles area family enjoying trips to the beach and backyard cookouts with their small children and with friends.
Topics: 1950s, Los Angeles, southern California, beach culture, beach scenes, swimwear, kittens, cookout
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by Unknown
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Bohemian Club members relax and line up for a meal at the Bohemian Grove encampment.
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Topics: San Francisco: Bohemian Club, Recreation, Gender roles
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Home movie: 098055b: 1940s Washington, DC home and tourism
Topics: 1940s, brick homes, row housing, Washington, DC, Washington Monument, tomb of the unknown soldier
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Detailed documentation of the "World of Tomorrow" in beautiful Kodachrome.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews )
Topics: World's Fairs: New York, 1939-40, Amateur films
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7 min., color and BW: Central Park (forward through first 53 seconds, then:) park festival scenes, hippies, excited kids, live music, rock and roll, a mime show, marionette show, "Save the Park" event, upper East side street scenes, gay men on a front stoop, a motorcycle
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Topics: Central Park, New York, hippies, marionettes, rock and roll, concert, families, counterculture,...
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Apollo 11 shot off television screen.
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Amateur film made in Manhattan, New York City during World War II, showing a Greenwich Village street art exhibition, springtime at Coney Island, and Greenwich Village stilled by a snowstorm.
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Topics: Amateur films, New York City: History, Weather: Blizzards
Home movie: 170005_001: California and Oregon places with Celilo Falls
Topics: 1940s, California, Visalia, parade, Oregon, Multnomah Falls, Columbia River gorge, Crown Point,...
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Home movie: 170006_001: 1930s Oregon tourism and Calexico
Topics: 1930s, Oregon, Crater Lake, chipmunk, Crooked River, dam construction, Calexico, schools, school...
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Evocative silent Kodachrome compendium of San Francisco scenes just before the U.S. entered World War II, concentrating on aerials, Chinatown, Market Street, and transportation scenes.
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Topic: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical